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Black and Peacock Cruncher Variant

tied by TotallyFlyTying
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: General Europe,
Material List:
Hook: Kamasan B170 size 12

Thread: Black 8/0 Uni

Bead: Any 2mm.

Tail: Black Hen Hackle Fibres

Body: LITE-BRITE Fire Fox Peacock wound on not dubbed!

Thorax: Any black dubbing or peacock herl. Not Seals Fur!

Thorax Cover: Same as body.

Hackle: Small Black Hen Hackle
Tying Instructions:


Run the thread up and down the peacock body a few times to cover the peacock if, like me, you consider it to look a bit too 'flashy'.
Presentation Tips: Fish it on a Floating or Intermediate line with 10-13ft of flurocarbon. Use a slow figure of Eight retrieve and add in some SHORT jerky pulls.

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